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Catawba residents fight Mountain Valley Pipeline alternate route
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:57:08 -0800

The Mountain Valley Pipeline is slated to run through Montgomery County on its way from West Virginia to Pittsylvania County. Alternate routes have been announced and one runs right through the Catawba Valley, upsetting residents along the path.

Montgomery County officials to explore crude oil disaster preparedness
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:53:25 -0800

CONSHOHOCKEN >> More than 100 Montgomery County officials are set to attend a seminar aimed to prepare for the possibility of a crude oil rail disaster locally.

Seminar on oil trail crashes set
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 22:17:45 -0800

With at least one tanker train a day passing through Montgomery County bearing millions of gallons of Bakken crude oil, emergency officials hope to capitalize on the hard-won knowledge gained by their West Virginia counterparts during the latest oil-train derailment and explosion.

Police: In 1975 cold case, sex offender says he left mall with Lyon sisters
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 19:59:00 -0800

A ?person of interest? also said he saw his uncle sexually assaulting one girl, according to unsealed affidavits.

Tazewell County Sheriff Deputies are investigating a fight in Raven, Virginia
Sun, 01 Mar 2015 15:56:28 -0800

RAVEN, VA (WVVA) According to the Tazewell County Sheriff's Deputies, the 911 center received a call just after midnight Saturday, alerting them to a fight where knives were pulled.

Former Virginia Tech student pleads guilty to murder
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 06:10:41 -0800

A former Virginia Tech student could spend the rest of her life in prison. Jessica Ewing pleaded guilty to first degree murder in the death of a fellow student Thursday afternoon.

Man charged in Montgomery County deputy-involved shooting
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 05:45:13 -0800

Virginia State Police are investigating a shooting involving a Montgomery County deputy that happened early Tuesday morning.

Woman charged in death of Virginia Tech student pleads guilty to first degree murder
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 07:14:25 -0800

The woman accused of killing Virginia Tech student Samanata Shrestha in February 2014 pleaded guilty to first degree murder and concealing a dead body in Montgomery County Circuit Court Thursday. 

Montgomery Village candidate clarifies his residency -- Gazette.Net
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:36:55 -0800

A candidate for the Montgomery Village Foundation Board has clarified how long he has lived in the community, which was misstated in a recent endorsement letter.

Natural gas pipeline exist in New River Valley
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 21:00:02 -0800

On Tuesday, the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors received an update on plans to build the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP).